Kirwan Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Kirwan (4817) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1111 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Kirwan is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Kirwan was 21,771 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kirwan is 31 years of age.

83.6% of people living in the suburb of Kirwan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% South Africa, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% United States of America.

90.6% of people living in Kirwan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% German.

The religious makeup of Kirwan is 31.9% Catholic, 19.7% No religion, 19.1% Anglican, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.7% Pentecostal, 0.9% Lutheran.

47.6% of people are married, 37.2% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 595 widowed people living in Kirwan.

62.8% of the people living in Kirwan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.1% are working on a part time basis. Kirwan has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Kirwan are 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Professionals, 13.0% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Sales workers, 9.4% Managers, 9.3% Labourers, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kirwan work in are 14.0% Public administration and safety, 12.7% Retail trade, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Construction, 7.9% Education and training, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.7% Other services.

20.1% of homes are fully owned, and 39.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $698 per week and the median household income is $1538 per week.

The median rent in Kirwan is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1830 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kirwan postcode 4817

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